Putin to Sisi: Russian flights to Egypt will resume soon

By REUTERS
December 29, 2016 12:55

CAIRO - Russian flights to Egypt will resume soon, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a phone call on Thursday, Sisi's office said in a statement.

"President Putin affirmed Russia's intention to resume regular flights between Moscow and Cairo in the very near future," the statement said.Flights to Egypt from Russia were suspended after a Russian plane was blown out of the sky over Sinai in October 2015. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.


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